Resisting Linguistic Imperialism in English Teaching

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Resisting Linguistic Imperialism in English Teaching

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Winner of the MLA Mina P Shaughnessy Prize
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This book explores how English is used in periphery communities, while subtly resisting the linguistic imperialism from the global ELT enterprise.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-442154-6
  • Price: $ 59.40
  • Pages: 224
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156 mm

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This book explores how English is used in periphery communities, while subtly resisting the linguistic imperialism from the global ELT enterprise.

Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction

1 Adopting a critical perspective on pedagogy

2 Challenges in researching resistance

3 Resistance to English in historical perspective

4 Conflicting curricula: interrogating student opposition

5 Competing pedagogies: understanding teacher opposition

6 Clashing codes: negotiating classroom interaction

7 Contrasting literacies: appropriating academic texts

8 The politics and pedagogy of appropriating discourses

Bibliography
Index

Reviews

  • '... an outstanding, complex, and path-breaking book, with clear and comprehensive contextualisation of both its theoretical perspectives and its research methodology.'
    - BAAL Book Prize Panel

Part of... Oxford Applied Linguistics

Home to the most innovative studies in its field, the Oxford Applied Linguistics series furthers research in English teaching and learning, and provides strong foundations for language pedagogy.

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